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Development Plan

Year 1

  • To establish C.B.S.
  • To recruit and hire a minimum of 4 faculty members.
  • To begin securing funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other funding agencies and individuals. This includes applications for funds dedicated to:

    • Build the Center infrastructure.
    • Develop individual research projects.
  • To establish collaborations with research-intensive institutions.
  • To create a seminar series of recognized scientists.
  • To propose and submit new academic programs for approval.

Year 2

  • To recruit and hire at least 2 Center faculty members.
  • To increase Center funding from NIH and other funding agencies and individuals (a minimum of two grant applications a year is expected from C.B.S. faculty members.)
  • To continue and expand seminar series of recognized scientists.
  • To create local, regional and national conferences in diverse biomedical areas.
  • To initiate building and remodeling of existing facilities.

Year 3

  • To recruit and hire at least 2 Center faculty members.
  • To increase Center funding from NIH and other funding agencies and individuals.
  • To continue and expand seminar series of recognized scientists.
  • To continue local, regional and national conferences in diverse biomedical areas.
  • To develop curriculum for a Ph.D. program in biomedical sciences.
  • To complete building and remodeling.

Year 4

  • To recruit and hire at least 2 Center faculty members.
  • To increase Center funding from NIH and other funding agencies and individuals.
  • To continue and expand of seminar series of recognized scientists.
  • To continue local, regional and national conferences in diverse biomedical areas.
  • To make application for centers of excellence in appropriate biomedical areas.
  • To form a committee on Ph.D. studies to ensure establishment of a suitable environment to carry out doctoral studies.

Year 5

  • To recruit and hire at least 2 Center faculty members.
  • To increase Center funding from NIH and other funding agencies and individuals.
  • To continue and expand of seminar series of recognized scientists.
  • To continue local, regional and national conferences in diverse biomedical areas.
  • To submit application for a Ph.D. program.
  • To Develop new applications for centers of excellence in appropriate biomedical areas.
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